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Willoughby: Decisions of the past determine spring runoff here and now  Aspen Times

Deep snow brings high spring runoff. We may worry about flooding and poor fishing here. And we may hope for crazy rafting now. But decisions of the 1930s ...



5Point Adventure Film's Dream Project announces 2019 scholarship winners  Aspen Times

Carbondale's adventure film event 5Point Adventure Film Festival announced the winners of the Dream Project scholarship program Monday. The program is ...



Tony Vagneur: A love-hungry pianist  Aspen Times

The call was unexpected and came to the house in Woody Creek. Would I be interested in playing the piano for the day-care *service* at Aspen Highlands during ...



Budget for culture study double original estimate | News  Aspen Daily News

The budget for the climate and culture study commissioned by the Aspen School District has nearly doubled from its initial estimate, the president of the board of ...



Longtime Aspen fixture, ballet founder Lita Heller passes away at California home  Aspen Times

Lita Warner Heller, a well-known philanthropist and entrepreneur who along with her husband were big supporters of many Aspen institutions, died earlier this ...



Moon Taxi back in Aspen for sets at The Aprés and Belly Up  Aspen Times

After 12 years of old-school, nose-to-the-grindstone rock band touring and recording, Moon Taxi reached some old-school milestones of success last year as ...



Little fanfare for 60th anniversary of Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk  Aspen Times

Ski season is rapidly coming to an end with little fanfare over the 60th anniversary of Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. Aspen Skiing Co. doesn't have dedicated ...



Making the Aspen Art Museum accessible to people with autism  Aspen Times

he Aspen Art Museum has long touted the fact that its admission is free and that it is open to the public six days a week. But keeping the.



Aspen High School sends two robotics teams to Colorado state championships  Aspen Times

There aren't many outlets for students who can build and program like Aspen High School sophomore Alex Appleby. Which is exactly why he and a few dozen ...



Tommy Cox takes over as Aspen High School boys lacrosse coach  Aspen Times

Tommy Cox never expected to coach. In fact, after he left St. John's University in Queens, where he played NCAA Division I lacrosse, the Long Island-native ...



Aspen High School girls lacrosse enjoys being out of the spotlight as season (hopefully) gets going  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team is oddly happy about not being ranked to begin the 2019 season. Including the eight that received at least a vote in.



AVSC, Aspen High School Nordic team set to host big weekend of races  Aspen Times

The Nordic trails near the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club will be plenty busy this weekend when the Aspen High School cross-country ski team joins up ...



Cast of Aspen High School's 'Peter Pan' takes to the skies  Aspen Times

Can you really fly?” the young John Darling asks the iconic title character in an early scene of the stage musical “Peter Pan.”Peter responds, hands confidently ...



Davy Brown leads Aspen girls swim team to state championship meet for final time  Aspen Times

Davy Brown loves the banner that commemorates the Aspen High School girls swim team's 2017 state championship. Then a sophomore, she was a key piece ...



Colorado Mountain College to expand bachelor's degree offerings after state approval  Aspen Times

Colorado Mountain College has received state approval to expand its bachelor's degree offerings, which will give Summit County and Western Slope residents ...



Aspen School District hosting 2 public forums on climate, culture this week  Aspen Times

Two community focus groups regarding the climate and culture of the staff at Aspen School District will be held this week. The one-hour discussions are set for ...



Pros help Aspen schools' 'Peter Pan' soar | News  Aspen Daily News

Typically, when a high school or middle school theater troupe puts on a play, a degree of amateurism is expected. Whether it's the set, the costumes, the lighting ...



'Little Women' opens today at Aspen High School for 3-day run  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School production of “Little Women” will open on Thursday at the Black Box Theatre. It will run at 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with an ...



Aspen High hockey returns to the ice in 2019 opener at Glenwood Springs  Aspen Times

Two weeks later, Aspen High School hockey coach Dru Lucchesi hopes his team hasn't lost the feeling of the last time it stepped on the ice. That would be in the ...



Aspen High School boys ski team wins state championship, girls take second  Aspen Times

The only thing missing from the high school state skiing championships Thursday and Friday in Durango were the cowboy boots. With feet of snow pounding the ...



A bittersweet departure for Aspen Middle School principal  Aspen Times

Each morning when the front doors open at Aspen Middle School, Principal Craig Rogers is there outside, shaking students' hands, giving them back pats and ...



Kelley Francis, Aspen High School girls soccer beats Roaring Fork  Aspen Times

Ella Trane's only gripe was her gloves being frozen by the end of the game. Otherwise, the Aspen High School junior goalie was perfectly happy with their 3-0 ...



Aspen High girls soccer team enters season ranked No. 4 in Class 3A, has another deep run in mind  Aspen Times

Last spring, the Aspen High School girls soccer team surprised just about everyone with a remarkable run to the Class 3A state semifinals. A year later, a return ...



New allegations of alcohol and drug use by Aspen High School students  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For the third time in the past two months, allegations have surfaced about alcohol and possible drug use by Aspen High School students. The latest incident ...



Aspen, Roaring Fork school districts cancel classes for Wednesday because of snowstorm  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District and the Roaring Fork School District have canceled classes for Wednesday because of an overnight snowstorm and more snow ...



The season here, Aspen boys lacrosse looks to move on from recent tragedy  Aspen Times

From the excitement in the locker room to the focus on the field, there wasn't much out of the norm Tuesday when the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team.



Aspen mother, son and father face drug charges after long inquiry into parties  Aspen Daily News

The 19-year-old scion of a wealthy Aspen family, along with his mother and father, face felony charges of drug distribution for allegedly offering underage teens ...



Aspen school board seeks study of campus climate  Aspen Daily News

A third-party survey to examine the Aspen School District's climate and culture will be commissioned at the behest of the board of education, officials decided ...



Briefs Jan. 12: AHS skiing starts season; hockey falls to Fort Collins  Aspen Times

ASPEN HIGH SCHOOL SKI TEAMS OPEN SEASON OVER THE WEEKEND The Aspen High School alpine ski team opened its season Friday at Aspen ...



Aspen High skiers head to Purgatory hoping to defend state championships  Aspen Times

When you are the defending state champion in skiing — and your mascot happens to be the Skiers — then there will certainly be high expectations that have to.



James Aldridge, wife Lindsey, take over Aspen High School girls basketball  Aspen Times

James Aldridge hopes to bring a culture change to the Aspen High School girls basketball team, a program in dire need of a makeover.“I want to be competitive.



Superintendent has no plans to step aside  Aspen Daily News

Aspen School District Superintendent John Maloy said Thursday he is not feeling pressure to resign, despite a concerted effort by the Aspen Parent Action ...



Area high school students survive car crash into Maroon Creek  Aspen Times

Excessive speed was a factor in a car crash Wednesday night on Maroon Creek Road near the T-Lazy 7 Ranch that injured five area high school students, ...



Preps Feb. 8: Aspen basketball swept by Coal Ridge, hockey falls to CB  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School basketball teams hosted Coal Ridge on Friday in what was dubbed senior night, falling twice to the visiting Titans.In the boys' game, ...



Aspen-area men die in backcountry avalanche near Crested Butte  Aspen Times

Two Roaring Fork Valley men were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the East Brush Creek area near Crested Butte, the Mount Crested Butte Police ...



Willoughby: Rules, regulations and getting back to basics  Aspen Times

Aspen's school district compiled a book that covered just about anything you would want to know on the first day of school, 1892. The Aspen Times printed the ...



Firestarter: Once upon a time at Aspen High …  Aspen Daily News

What started off as a relatively innocent senior Homecoming prank quickly flared up into perhaps Aspen High School's most legendary caper. The initial act of ...



First serve: AHS girls tennis season is underway after 6-1 win over Fruita  Aspen Times

Only a match into the season and there are a lot of unknowns for the Aspen High School girls tennis team. Not on that list is senior Mary Williams,



Aspen superintendent supporters urge board to not placate parents  Aspen Times

An angry group of parents along with rumors and one-sided newspaper reports have put the Aspen School District's superintendent in an unfair position the ...



Aspen reports elevated teenage levels of vaping  Aspen Daily News

Nearly 60 percent of Aspen High School students in a recent survey reported having tried vaping nicotine, putting them well above an already-inflated statewide ...



Aspen boys, girls cross country sweeps home meet with regionals approaching  Aspen Times

About three seconds is all that separated Kylie Kenny and Kendall Clark on Saturday, which is hardly surprising considering the Aspen High School ...



Board to hear culture results on April 2  Aspen Daily News

The Aspen School District board of education members will hear findings of its commissioned Climate and Culture Study on Tuesday, April 2, from 5:30 p.m. ...



Three Aspen High School golfers among those recognized on national signing day  Aspen Times

The journey to get to this point involved a lot more than putting pen to paper, but that's all Aspen High School senior Jack Hughes had left to do.



Aspen High cross country sending two full teams of boys and girls to state meet  Aspen Times

Kylie Kenny and Kendall Clark really wanted to share the team chant, which is “Live, love, extra, small.”What does that mean? Nobody really knows, including ...



Aspen High School golf domination could be just the start  Aspen Daily News

One day after her athletes brought home the first state title in the history of Aspen High School boys golf, head coach Mary Woulfe was still savoring how the ...



Aspen High athletic director Martha Richards to coach girls golf team this spring  Aspen Times

Martha Richards didn't have to go far to find a qualified coach for the Aspen High School girls golf team this spring. A former LPGA pro and collegiate coach, the ...



Aspen High School principal among inductees into Pueblo high school’s hall of fame  Aspen Daily News

Mulberry was principal there prior to joining Aspen High School in 2015.



Brown wins two state titles as AHS swimming finishes fourth at state  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls swim team was expected to win both of its main relays and Friday's preliminaries went as planned. Seeded first in both the ...



Briefs Jan. 11: Aspen High hockey, boys basketball win big on Friday  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team put together one of its more impressive wins of the season on Friday night, winning 5-0 over visiting Glenwood Springs at ...



Aspen High boys golf ready to make history at state tournament in Boulder  Aspen Times

At stake this week for the Aspen High School boys golf team is more than a trophy. For the players, it's about the legacy they could leave behind by.



Tyler Ward gets the start at QB as Aspen High opens season Aug. 24 at Meeker  Aspen Times

The first question has been answered for the Aspen High School football team: sophomore Tyler Ward will start at quarterback when they travel to Meeker ...



Aspen swimmer Davy Brown announces commitment to Colorado Mesa in GJ  Aspen Times

Davy Brown has spent plenty of time swimming in the Grand Junction pools — a frequent competition spot for both the Aspen Swim Club and the Aspen High ...



Aspen boys basketball routs Basalt to advance; Longhorn girls also roll on  Aspen Times

Prior to Thursday's 47-39 win, the Aspen High School boys basketball team had lost seven straight games to Basalt, dating back to 2015. Two days later, it ...



Preps Jan. 25: Aspen girls get another win, Basalt boys end losing streak  Aspen Times

Aspen girls basketball gets another win as boys fall to Olathe The Aspen High School girls basketball team held on to beat visiting Olathe 35-33 on Friday night ...



Aspen superintendent’s contract won’t extend beyond 2021  Aspen Daily News

The Aspen School District's board of education announced Thursday it would not extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. John Maloy beyond its current end ...



Aspen School District taking measures to remove human resources director  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District is taking steps to terminate its director of human resources because of her previously undisclosed history, including a disbarment, ...



Meetings begin over Aspen School District's climate, culture  Aspen Times

The climate and culture study at the Aspen School District is underway with a Denver firm that has been hired by the Board of Education.Board members last ...



Aspen High girls finish seventh at state cross country meet; boys take 17th  Aspen Times

Aspen High School cross country coach Chris Keleher lined up five sophomore girls alongside a freshman and a junior for Saturday's Class 3A state meet at the ...



Aspen High boys basketball team falls 47-31 to visiting Rifle in season opener  Aspen Times

The excitement and the potential were still there after Tuesday's season opener, even if the desired results were not. Looking to take a significant step this ...



ESPN's Shred Hate anti-bullying program returns to Basalt schools  Aspen Times

Shred Hate, an initiative launched by ESPN at X Games Aspen in 2017, will make its third appearance in the Roaring Fork Valley Tuesday, Jan. 22 with visits to ...



Aspen High hockey blows by Steamboat 4-0 for needed win before holiday break  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team got a needed league win right before the holiday break when it beat visiting Steamboat Springs 4-0 on Friday night at ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Playoffs are here, although with a heavy heart  Aspen Times

I didn't know Mike Goerne or Owen Green all that well, but I wish I had. Goerne, 37, led the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team — a program.



Aspen boys lacrosse holds off Vail Mountain to win home opener  Aspen Times

What looked like a possible rout turned into a nail-biter on Wednesday when the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team hosted Vail Mountain School in its ...



Preps: Aspen hockey ties Resurrection; basketball swept at Grand Valley  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team jumped out to a two-goal cushion against visiting Resurrection Christian on Saturday, but was left to hold on for a 2-2 ...



Six Aspen High School grads intend to enroll in Colorado Mountain College  Aspen Daily News

Six students from the Aspen High School class of 2018 have declared they will attend Colorado Mountain College this fall, a larger number than in recent years, ...



State skiing: Aspen High's Levyn Thomas wins girls giant slalom title on Day 1  Aspen Times

DURANGO — One run. That's all that was possible to decide high school skiing's giant slalom state champions on Thursday.With deep snow at Purgatory Resort ...



As parents mobilize, Aspen School District digs in  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District is making a public-relations push as an internal probe into its director of human resources nears an end and a parents group stays ...



Unsealed documents reveal more alleged rape cases in Aspen area  Aspen Times

Local law enforcement detectives are investigating five victims in the Aspen area who were allegedly sexually assaulted by two young men from Woody Creek, ...



Aspen girl speaks out in video about alleged rape  Aspen Times

A 16-year-old local girl who says she was raped by two Aspen acquaintances has brought the #MeToo movement directly to the heart of the Upper Roaring Fork ...



Willoughby: March Madness, a female perspective  Aspen Times

March madness culminates the basketball season. The date and the stakes haven't changed since a century ago, but perhaps the definition of “madness” has.



Teen scheme to steal Aspen hotel booze yields felonies  Aspen Times

An apparently ongoing scheme by Aspen-area teenagers to break into a downtown hotel and steal alcohol came to an end this week with three local teens ...



Aspen girls soccer beats Delta in league, home opener  Aspen Times

The offense is going to come for the Aspen High School girls soccer team. After going three halves without a goal to start the season, the Skiers finally found.



Aspen couple among families implicated in college bribery scandal  Aspen Times

An Aspen couple are among the 50 people facing federal charges in the nationwide college-admissions cheating scandal that has ensnared Hollywood ...



Know your candidate: How mayoral contenders experience Aspen  Aspen Daily News

Editor's note: Today, the Aspen Daily News continues running responses to a questionnaire given to all city of Aspen council and mayoral candidates, with ...



Arin Trook of Aspen ID'd as skier who died in Monday avalanche near Ashcroft  Aspen Times

Arin Trook was remembered Tuesday for his work as a stalwart for the environment, using his passion for the outdoors and his unique personality to teach the ...



Aspen School District, HR director part ways  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District announced Wednesday that Human Resources Director Elizabeth Hodges has agreed to resign effective Jan. 31 “with no additional ...



Aspen schools closed Thursday after overnight snowstorm  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District has canceled all classes and activities Thursday because of the snowstorm the rolled through overnight. This is the third day this ...



Aspen High football team looks ahead to 2018 fall season after spring camp  Aspen Times

All Travis Benson wanted to see was growth. Earlier this month, the new Aspen High School football head coach took his team to Western State Colorado ...



Aspen High boys soccer rolls by rival Basalt in rare Saturday night game  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School boys soccer team had the spotlight in more ways than one on Saturday. Getting a rare opportunity to play under the lights on the AHS.



Teen charged in three sex assaults appears in court  Aspen Daily News

Pitkin County District Judge Chris Seldin has set Jan. 10 as the date for a preliminary hearing involving a 17-year-old male who faces sexual-assault charges in ...



More rape charges filed Friday against Aspen pair  Aspen Times

Two young men from Aspen previously charged with raping and choking a girl last summer were each charged Friday with sexually assaulting another high ...



Superintendent says Aspen district's reputation unfairly attacked  Aspen Times

For its third consecutive public meeting, the Aspen School District's board of education Monday was peppered with criticism and praise for Superintendent John ...



30-year-old Aspen man dies in early-morning snowboard crash  Aspen Times

Aaron Hill, who moved to Aspen to follow his love of wine, died early Sunday morning when he was snowboarding after hours on Aspen Mountain and hit a ...



Ice Spectacular sees return of native son Abbott  Aspen Daily News

Aspen native Jeremy Abbott has skated on four continents, earned a near perfect score at the U.S. Nationals and competed in two Winter Olympics, culminating ...



A legacy of literacy, learning and community  Aspen Daily News

A cowboy moseyed into the middle of the Aspen Community School's commons area the other day, throwing a steely-eyed glare at the gathered kindergartners ...



Aspen School District loan for $30k tied up in bankruptcy court  Aspen Times

While the Aspen School District has parted ways with a human resources director because of her questionable past, there is still a matter to settle in court.On Jan ...



Aspen parents group meets in private to discuss issues with school district  Aspen Times

Parents of Aspen school students met privately Tuesday in what was intended to be a discussion about unaddressed issues they believe are plaguing the ...



Aspen election's annual Squirm Night set for Thursday at City Hall  Aspen Times

The municipal election season is in full swing, and in Aspen that means one thing: Squirm Night returns.The Aspen Times, Aspen Daily News, Aspen Public ...



Suit: Man's X Games party trashed Aspen condo  Aspen Times

A Front Range man who stayed in Aspen for the Winter X Games faces civil allegations that he trashed a condo by raiding its liquor cabinet and damaging ...



Avalanches could add to challenge of opening Aspen's Independence Pass  Aspen Times

Avalanches have pummeled the western approach to Independence Pass and have clogged Highway 82 with debris in at least one location, according to the ...



Dennis Fleck  Aspen Times

Dennis Fleck beloved friend of Barbara and Aaron Fleck passed away on the first day of spring, March 20, 2019 at age 15. Dennis was a handsome dog who.



Aspen School District cancels classes for Friday after overnight snow  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District has canceled all classes for Friday because of the overnight snowstorm that rolled through the area. The district sent out a message ...



NWS warning: Aspen area could see another foot or more of snow by Thursday  Aspen Times

Either side of a foot of snow is expected in the Aspen area and Colorado mountains, according to a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather *Service* ...



Sheriff's Office probes unchaperoned teen dance  Aspen Times

For the third time in the past two months, allegations have surfaced about alcohol and possible drug use by Aspen High School students.The latest incident ...



Powered by senior class, Aspen High softball eyes ever elusive victory  Aspen Times

The journey started a few years ago with only a couple of players. Now a group of roughly 15, the Aspen High School softball team wants to break new.



Moscow native extradited in Aspen jewelry theft  Aspen Times

A Russian woman suspected of helping steal $95000 worth of jewelry from a downtown Aspen store was charged with felony theft Wednesday in Pitkin County ...



Georgia Grace Gibsone  Aspen Times

Georgia Grace Orcutt was born on December, 13th 1988 in Dallas, Texas to Allen and Barbara Orcutt. She moved to Glenwood Springs, Colorado with her ...



Business Monday: Wrecking ball coming to Boogie's Building in downtown Aspen  Aspen Times

Front-end loaders recently started cranking up at the corner of East Cooper Avenue and South Hunter Street, home to a building project once decried as the ...



Aspen boys golf leads by a stroke after Day 1 of state tournament  Aspen Times

BOULDER — Jack Pevny felt like money on the greens, and that paid off for the Aspen High School junior Monday on the first day of the Class 3A state golf ...



Michael Goerne Remembered At Aspen High School After Avalanche Death  CBS Denver

ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Two Roaring Fork Valley men are being remembered after they died Saturday in an avalanche in the East Brush Creek area near ...



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